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Great Hill

Central Park, New York

Capacity: Up to 100

About the venue

Nestled in the heart of Central Park, the Great Hill is an open hilltop meadow that beckons with its picturesque charm. It's a place where moments become memories and dreams take flight against a backdrop of nature's elegance. Let us introduce you to the many facets that make the Great Hill an exceptional choice for your ceremony.

Elevated Serenity: Perched at the summit of Central Park, the Great Hill rises as the third-highest point in this iconic landscape. Here, you'll find serenity elevated to new heights, enveloping your special day in tranquility. A soft surface oval path winds through the meadow, providing a natural aisle for you to make your grand entrance.

A Natural Canopy: The Great Hill is graced by a circle of stately trees, forming a verdant canopy that shelters your ceremony. As you exchange vows beneath this majestic bough, you're immersed in a world of beauty, where the elements of nature become part of your story.

Endless Possibilities: From picnics and lawn games to concerts and running, the Great Hill is a place where possibilities abound. It's an inviting canvas for your wedding ceremony, accommodating both grand celebrations and intimate gatherings. Your imagination is the limit, and the Great Hill provides the canvas upon which to paint your perfect day.

Decadence in Nature: The Great Hill marries decadence with the simplicity of nature. As the backdrop to your wedding, it offers a unique blend of elegance and serenity that few venues can rival. Here, you'll create lasting memories surrounded by the splendor of Central Park, ensuring your ceremony is a remarkable beginning to your lifelong journey together.

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